3516 Diesel Generator Set

The 3516 generator set has been developed for a wide range of applications, from emergency standby installations such as healthcare and datacenters to continuously powering remote installations. The packages can be optimized for performance that matters to you with either low emissions or low fuel consumption versions available. Backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty, Cat generator sets will provide the reliability and durability you expect.

Bore
6.69 in
Displacement
4210.64 in³
Stroke
7.48 in
Aspiration
TA

Specs

Engine Specifications

Bore
6.69in
Displacement
4210.64in³
Stroke
7.48in
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Engine Model
3516 TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Compression Ratio
13.0:1
Governor Type
Woodward
Exhaust Flange Size
203.2 mm (8.0 in)
Air Inlet
Single element canister style with service indicator
Aspiration
TA
Fuel System
Mechanical unit injection
Bore
6.69in
Displacement
4210.64in³
Stroke
7.48in
Air Inlet
Single element canister style with service indicator
Exhaust Flange Size
203.2 mm (8.0 in)

Generator Set Specifications

Minimum Rating
1600 kVA
Maximum Rating
2000 kVA
Voltage
380 to 415 Volts
Frequency
50 Hz
Speed
1500 rpm
Duty Cycle
Continuous, Prime, Standby, Mission Critical
Emissions/Fuel Strategy
Low Fuel Consumption
Duty Cycle
Standby, Mission Critical, Prime, Continuous

Generator Set Dimensions

Height - Maximum
94.9in
Length - Maximum
234.4in
Width - Maximum
90in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)
33840lb

Features

Cat Generator Set Package

  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements
  • Cat generator set packages have been fully prototype tested
  • Accepts 100% block load in one step and meets NFPA 110 loading requirements
  • Conform to ISO 8528-5 steady state and transient response requirements

Cat Diesel Engine

  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight
  • Reliable, rugged, durable design
  • Field-proven in thousands of applications worldwide
  • Four-stroke-cycle diesel engine combines consistent performance and excellent fuel economy with minimum weight

SR5 Alternator

  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation
  • Superior motor starting capability minimizes need for oversizing alternator
  • Designed to match performance and output characteristics of Cat diesel engines
  • Robust Class H insulation

EMCP 4 Control Panel

  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements
  • User-friendly interface and navigation
  • Scalable system to meet a wide range of installation requirement
  • Expansion modules and site-specific programming for specific customer requirements

Cooling System

  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities
  • Designed to operate in standard ambient temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)
  • Contact your Cat Dealer for specific ambient and altitude capabilities

Certifications

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China
  • EU Declaration of Conformity
  • EU Declaration of Incorporation
  • Eurasian Conformity (EAC)
  • Telecommunication Lab of China

One Safe Source

  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system
  • Components used in the generator set are selected at the design stage to provide optimum package performance
  • The generator set is fully assembled at a Caterpillar facility following our quality guidelines
  • Each generator set package is tested before leaving the Caterpillar facility
  • Cat product support, including dealer service, parts and warranty covers the entire Cat power system

World Wide Product Support

  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements
  • Cat dealers have over 1,800 dealer branch stores operating in 200 countries
  • Your local Cat dealer provides extensive post-sale support, including maintenance and repair agreements

Standard Equipment

  • Air Inlet System
    • Air Cleaner; single element canister type
  • Governing System
    • ADEM A3
  • Control System
    • Auto / start / stop control
    • EMCP 4.2B
    • Environmental sealed front face
    • Generator mounted - rear facing
    • Speed adjust
    • 24 Volt DC operation
    • Generator set packages include Caterpillar's Voltage Regulator
    • Text alarm/event descriptions
    • Emergency stop pushbutton
    • Engine cool-down timer
    • Engine cycle crank
    • IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR / PF modes, RFI suppression, min / max exciter. Limiter and exciter diode monitor
    • Controls:
    • Alarm acknowledge
    • Lamp test
    • PLC functionality
    • Load histogram feature
    • 3 Analog inputs
    • Operating hours
    • Serial annunciator module data link
    • Digital indication for:
    • 4 programmable relay outputs (Form A)
    • ATAAC - 3516E Package Radiators shipped installed
    • Communications:
    • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
    • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
    • Accessory module data link
    • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
    • RPM
    • Overcurrent (50/51)
    • Customizable screens -0 True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
    • 1 programmable relay outputs (Form C)
    • 1 programmable digital outputs
    • Cat Connect
    • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
    • Certified standard PGS provided
    • Volts (L-L & L-N)
    • Coolant temperature
    • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar) - Coolant temperature - Volts (L-L & L-N) - Frequency (Hz) - Amps (per phase & average) - Power Factor (per phase & average) - kW (per phase, average & percent) - kVA (per phase, average & percent) - kVAr (per phase, average & percent) - kW-hr (total) - kVAr-hr (total)
    • Frequency (Hz)
    • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
    • Amps (per phase & average)
    • Power Factor (per phase & average)
    • kVAr (per phase, average & percent
    • kW (per phase, average & percent
    • kW-hr (total)
    • kVAr-hr (total)
    • Failure to start (overcrank)
    • Emergency stop
    • Overspeed
    • Warning/shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
    • High coolant temperature
    • Low oil pressure
    • Programmable protective relaying functions
    • Low coolant level
    • Low coolant temperature
    • Generator phase sequence
    • Over / Under frequency (81 o/u)
    • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
    • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Exhaust System
    • Dry exhaust manifold
    • Flanged faced outlet(s)
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel priming pump
    • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
    • Secondary fuel filters
    • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • General
    • Right hand servicing
    • Flywheel and flywheel housing - SAE No. 00
    • Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails and radiator
    • SAE standard rotation
  • Generator And Attachments
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Bus bar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry
    • Permanent magnet
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • Anti Condensation Space Heater
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime/150C standby)
    • Low Voltage:
    • Winding temperature detectors
    • Form wound
    • Medium Voltage:
    • Winding temperature detectorsle pattern
    • NEMA standard hole pattern
    • Six lead
    • Form wound
    • Internal Excitation
    • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
    • Random wound
    • Busbar connections, top center mounted, top cable entry
    • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime/130C standby)
    • High Voltage:
  • Literature
    • English
  • Lubrication System
    • Oil drain lines and valve
    • Lubricating oil
    • Gear type lube oil pump
    • Integral lube oil cool
    • Fumes disposal
    • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Mounting System
    • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting
    • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
    • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Starting System
    • 24 Volt electric starting motor
    • 45 Amp charging alternator
    • Battery disconnect switch
    • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

  • Control System
    • Local annunciator module: [ ] NFPA 110 [ ] Custom
    • EMCP 4.3, EMCP 4.4
  • Air Inlet System
    • Dual element air cleaner
    • Single element filter
  • Cooling System
    • Water level switch gauges
    • Coolant
    • Standard ambient radiators
    • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed ATAAC radiators
    • Optional installed radiators
  • Engine Options
    • Starting Aids: [ ] 220V 50 Hz Jacket Water Heater
    • Air Cleaner: [ ] Single element air cleaners [ ] Dual element air cleaners [ ] Heavy duty air cleaners
    • Batteries: [ ] Standard (1400 CCA) [ ] Heavy Duty (2800 CCA)
    • Starting Motors: [ ] Standard [ ] Heavy Duty
    • Muffler: [ ] Industrial Grade
  • Crankcase System
    • Explosion relief valves
    • Ventilation system
    • No explosion relief valves
  • Alternators
    • Temperature Rise (over 40°C ambient): [ ] 150°C [ ] 125°C [ ] 105°C [ ] 80°C
  • Exhaust System
    • Y-Adapters
    • Exhaust offset
    • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
    • Flexible fittings
    • Elbows
    • Clean emission parts
    • Tier 4 clean emissions module
    • Flanges
    • Tier 4 clean emission MOD Kits
    • Mufflers
    • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Fuel System
    • Fuel Priming Pumps (Tier 4) - Manual or electric
    • Primary Fuel Filter
  • General
    • UL 2200 package
    • US aid emblem
    • Special paint (Colors other than Caterpillar yellow or high performance paints)
    • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
    • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
  • Power Termination
    • Circuit breaker operation: [ ] Electrical
    • Circuit breaker trip unit: [ ] LSI [ ] LSIG [ ] LSIG-P
    • Power Termination: [ ] Busbar [ ] Circuit Breaker
    • Circuit Breaker rating: [ ] 2000A [ ] 2500A [ ] 3200A [ ] 4000A
  • Generators And Attachments
    • Low / medium voltage: 380, 440, 480, 600 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
    • Low / medium voltage: 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600, 1800 Frame
    • Space heater
    • Differential current transformers (DCT)
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 and 1800 Frames
    • Generator conversion
    • Differntial current transformers (DCT) 8.7 kV and 15 kV classes
    • Thermostate for space heater
    • Alternator air cleaner
    • High voltage: 12470, 13200, 13800 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm,FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • High voltage: 6300, 6600, 6900 volts, 3 phase 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 2700, 3000 Frame
    • Low / medium voltage: 380/400/415 volts, 3 phase 1500 rpm. RW, IE, No. of Leads = 6, Pitch = .6667: 1600 Frame
  • Extended Service Contract (esc)
    • Extended Service Contract (ESC): [ ] 2 Year [ ] 3 Year [ ] 5 Year
  • Instrumentation
    • Pyrometer and thermocouples
  • Lubrication System
    • Lube oil in standard sump
    • Prelube pumps
    • Oil level regulator
  • Mounting System
    • Puck style low efficiency isolators
    • Spring type vibration isolators
    • IBC vibration isolators
  • Power Connections
    • Right side power connections
    • Ground cables between generator and terminal box
    • 2700 Frame, four lead, four terminal
    • Neutral ground connections
    • Rear power connections
    • Low voltage circuit breakers
    • Center post busbar
    • Left side power connections
  • Special Tests / Reports
    • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
    • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
    • Canadian Standards Association certification
    • Standard engine test charge
    • IBC certification
    • Generator set fuel consumption test
    • OSHPD certification
    • Generator test report
    • Torsional vibration analysis reports
    • Fuel consumption test
  • Starting And Charging
    • 10, 20, 35 and 50 amp battery chargers
    • 24 Volt battery set - Dry
    • Electric starting motors
    • Air starting motors
    • Starter cover
    • Engine barring device
    • Air pressure regulator
    • Jacket water heaters
  • Extended Service Coverage
    • Platinum, Gold and Silver coverage